How to build a marketing strategy

Holiday marketing during a pandemic
Marketing, Strategy
August 13, 2020
Holiday marketing during a pandemic

By Candace Huntly It’s that time of year again… where people look at marketers like we’re insane because we’re planning our holiday marketing strategies while the summer is still blazing hot. The reality is you should be thinking about what’s coming next a few months in advance. And if you plan on doing any holiday […]

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The 4 Ps of Marketing
Marketing, Strategy
August 6, 2020
The 4 Ps of Marketing

By Trevor Shorte If you’re an entrepreneur or you have been to business school, you’ve probably heard about the 4 Ps of marketing and what that means for your business. If you’ve never heard of it before, in a nutshell, the 4 Ps of Marketing encompass the main pillars of your marketing strategy: Product, Price, […]

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Common marketing mistakes that businesses make and how to avoid them
Marketing, Strategy
July 2, 2020
Common marketing mistakes that businesses make and how to avoid them

By Trevor Shorte When we engage with a new client, we meet with them to go over their business and discuss the areas that we are going to help them with. We have a process that we go through where we ask very pointed questions regarding every aspect of their business. As we go through […]

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5 Things To Consider Before Adding Video To Your Strategy
Marketing, Strategy
June 4, 2020
5 Things To Consider Before Adding Video To Your Strategy

By Ivie Ndep Video is a powerful tool for engaging with your target audience. It is a powerful medium for storytelling and connecting with your audience. In 2019, video content accounted for 80 of all consumer internet traffic. Consumers use video to make decisions on what to buy – and who to buy from. Video […]

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Strategies for marketing to parents when they are busy – and vacationing – this summer
Marketing, Parents, Strategy
March 12, 2020
Strategies for marketing to parents when they are busy – and vacationing – this summer

By Candace Huntly March break is around the corner and that means that summer is a quick hop, skip, and a jump away. Kids are out of school, parents work reduced hours (as much as possible), some families take vacations, and summer behaviours start to creep in as everyone gets ready to slow down and […]

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My favourite marketing campaigns of all time
Marketing, Strategy
February 27, 2020
My favourite marketing campaigns of all time

By Felicia Guthrie A great marketing campaign doesn’t just encourage consumers to buy what you’re selling. It can speak to generations of consumers, inspire loyalty, and leave a lasting impression. Many of my favourite marketing campaigns inspire a strong emotional response, they’re moving, and sometimes they’re humorous. Let’s take a look at some of my […]

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Happy Holidays: 10 of the best holiday brand campaigns
Marketing, Public Relations, Strategy
December 26, 2019
Happy Holidays: 10 of the best holiday brand campaigns

By Ivie Ndep Holiday marketing campaigns have indeed become part of the culture during the festive season. I am a Christmas fanatic and I look forward to all the songs, Christmas lighting, decorations, and brands generally trying to outdo each other with their campaigns. This year, we see a lot of brands shifting to emotional […]

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My Favourite Marketing Campaigns from 2019
Marketing
December 10, 2019
My Favourite Marketing Campaigns from 2019

By Ivie Ndep Great marketing campaigns can help to generate ideas for your organization’s marketing efforts. The right marketing campaign can make or break a business. There were many great campaigns in 2019 so without further ado, here are a few of my favorites: Dove – Project #Showus This project stemmed from a survey conducted […]

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My favourite marketing campaigns from 2019
Business, Marketing, Strategy
December 5, 2019
My favourite marketing campaigns from 2019

By Felicia Guthrie As 2019 winds down, I’m taking a look at my favourite marketing campaigns over the year. Here are my top four picks and why I loved them! The Bell – A Taco Bell Hotel and Resort In late spring/early summer, the fast food giant took over a Palm Springs hotel for a […]

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Biggest Ad Blunders of 2019 (so far) and How to Avoid Them
Business, Marketing, Public Relations, Strategy
September 12, 2019
Biggest Ad Blunders of 2019 (so far) and How to Avoid Them

By Felicia Guthrie Creating an ad campaign as a small business can be tricky as you may not have anyone with marketing or advertising experience. Heck, even the big guys get it wrong sometimes and they have huge marketing, advertising and PR teams behind them. Mistakes (ad blunders), whether it’s in direction, imagery, tone, or […]

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